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Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar

) #6 of 24 Restaurants in Westport ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
+64 3-789 5030
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
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71 - 80 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went here for dinner on a dark and stormy west coast night. It was a last minute booking we made for an extremely large group (46 people) - all hungry backpackers and we all wanted stone grill! They coped admirably! They offered us a set...More

Thank Barbary_Skipper
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a highly pleasurable dinner at the Denniston Dog Restaurant and Bar during an overnight stopover in Westport. It was recommended by our motel host and the high praise was most justified. It has a warm ambience with great decor. The rich timber walls and...More

Thank Marque01
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The winelist did not portray the correct wines eg.Bought a wine beleiving it to be local to the region only to read the label and find it was a product from Chile .Food was overpriced and the portions were small.Good service and a nice atmosphere...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We discovered the 'dog' in an overnight stopover in Westport, it came highly recommended to us by the owner of the hotel we were staying. So we decided to try it, the waitress were friendly and the drinks very cheap. When the food came out...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Denniston Dog for our evening meal while in westport. After looking on here and talking to the owner of the motel, we decided to try the Dog. We couldn't have asked for a better meal, both of us...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had two very good meals on separate evenings,the roast was so good we had it both nights(good to get veges when you are away from home)the menu seemed to cover most things,staff nice and friendly, would highly recommend. PS we got free ice cream...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We went there on a recommendation from the people at our accommodation. We arrived with 4 adults and 4 kids(all under 4). The staff promptly adjusted tables to suit our party and had us seated in no time. When our meals arrived the kids started...More

Thank LeechyL
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We got there Sunday, 1pm, six of us, the place was not busy, the wait staff were very pleasant. We had hot stones, which were ho hum, the real rip off was squid rings, and salad, well we got five rings and some limp salad,...More

1  Thank Straightup1965
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I never knew that little Westport had such great quality restaurants. After the Wanaka Airshow finished, we had 2 days & 1 night b4 our evening ferry back to Wellington. As we left Wanaka early morning and made it to Greymouth in 5 hours, we...More

Thank Jacob15
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at this place! We were seen to straight away by friendly staff and got placed next to their warm fireplace (the best table in the house). There was a really good variety of meals and drink all at a reasonable...More

Thank matt_newton_05
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Wakefield St, Westport 7601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 5030
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